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09-26-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Thruhiker

OP said it's a freewheel. 2nd post is how to...

OP said it's a freewheel. 2nd post is how to remove a freehub. To remove a freewheel you need a freewheel removal socket and a chain whip. Both those tools can be improvised. I dont know how to...
Forum: For Sale
09-25-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,504
Posted By Thruhiker

1⅛ Threadless stem extensions. I never used it...

1⅛ Threadless stem extensions. I never used it and I'm tired of it rolling around my toolbox. Raises stem about 65mm. Has bolt and top cap no spacers though. Yours for the cost of shipping...
09-21-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By Thruhiker

Thanks for the correction on that Otto.

Thanks for the correction on that Otto.
Forum: For Sale
09-21-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,504
Posted By Thruhiker

yes sir. Thank you. Let me know the cost

yes sir. Thank you. Let me know the cost
09-21-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By Thruhiker

Funn g wide have a reach of 135mm. I use them on...

Funn g wide have a reach of 135mm. I use them on my touring/gravel bike. I can pretty much fit my entire hand on the bar before the hoods. I like being able to move a lot. Also the long reach allows...
09-20-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Thruhiker

No sir. Not yet I will do that on monday.

No sir. Not yet I will do that on monday.
09-20-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Thruhiker

I guess I should of added I orderd the Kasai hub...

I guess I should of added I orderd the Kasai hub and do not have it yet. I was hoping to have the spokes on hand when it arrives. The spokes arent really old I built that wheel a few months ago. It...
09-19-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Thruhiker

Spokes for a kasai hub

Can any one tell me the specs on a the Kasai fs qr dynamo hub? Quick release 36 h for rim brakes. 100mm old. I'm replacing a shiminano alfine dynamo and would like to reuse my spokes if there the...
09-17-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 402
Posted By Thruhiker

Thanks for the link. Thsts pretty neat.useing the...

Thanks for the link. Thsts pretty neat.useing the comparison tool on my phone I dont have the minus button so i have to put the value in at 343 degree stem angle. Fun to play around with though....
09-17-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 402
Posted By Thruhiker

thanks everyone for the answers. I didnt think of...

thanks everyone for the answers. I didnt think of it not being the same wall thickness. That is a good reason to just get a new one. I had a shorter nitto bolt from another stem but it doesnt have...
09-17-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 402
Posted By Thruhiker

Cut a quill stem?

Hi everybody
I want to lower my handlebars. The quill stem I have is very long and is for raising the bars. Is there any reason I cant cut a couple inches off? I know the cut needs to be precise for...
09-16-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Thruhiker

Thank you

Thank you
09-15-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Thruhiker

Trek frame size

Hi all,
I have a 1991 Trek 1100 I got a while ago. There is no factory markings or stickers that say the frame size. I was curious how Trek measured there frames dureing that period. I read on...
09-15-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 933
Posted By Thruhiker

If you care about weight enough to weigh your...

If you care about weight enough to weigh your bike then I'm sure you would care if its accurate. The bathroom scale will get with in a few pounds. I used that method for a long time to weigh my...
09-15-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 933
Posted By Thruhiker

You can get luggage scales for under 10 bucks...

You can get luggage scales for under 10 bucks great for weighing panniers and backpacks too. ...
Forum: Touring
09-14-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,085
Posted By Thruhiker

I would use both with Harlequin braid. ...

I would use both with Harlequin braid.
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Forum: For Sale
09-14-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,504
Posted By Thruhiker

Shadoman, is this stem still available? If so can...

Shadoman, is this stem still available? If so can I get it from you?. The tires are great by the way! I'm fixing up a trek 1100. I just got a one inch threaded quill stem converter. Now I just need a...
Forum: For Sale
09-14-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Thruhiker

Is this still available?

Is this still available?
Forum: For Sale
09-14-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By Thruhiker

100% speedtrap photochromatic

I have a photochromatic lense (auto darkening)for 100% speedtrap sunglasses frame. Lens only.
new in the original box. Bought the wrong ones. Paid over $115. Asking $85. Clear in low light to fairly...
09-13-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Thruhiker

Are wire brush on a drill works good. Sporting...

Are wire brush on a drill works good. Sporting good stores and even walmart sell wire brushes for cleaning guns. They work pretty well. If you get a cheap firearms cleaning kit it will have a rod to...
09-11-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Thruhiker

I had the same issue before. For me I needed...

I had the same issue before. For me I needed pedals with longer spindles or pedal extensions. I also position the cleat to the inside as much as possible.
09-11-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Thruhiker

Nice looking bike! I think 26.8 is the size you...

Nice looking bike! I think 26.8 is the size you want. Nitto is good quality and in my experience there stems and seatpost are true to the size they say they are. You could also maybe get some fine...
09-04-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,259
Posted By Thruhiker

Lol Robinhood circle is off of Sherwood drive. ...

Lol Robinhood circle is off of Sherwood drive. Theres a Victoria drive as well. Not really up on my Robin Hood trivia but I've often wondered if Victoria went with the Sherwood theme.
09-04-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,259
Posted By Thruhiker

Next mission. Farm equipment. extra points...

Next mission.
Farm equipment.
extra points if it's being used at the time of the pic. ...
09-03-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,259
Posted By Thruhiker

Would a road name count? I live about 10 miles...

Would a road name count? I live about 10 miles from a robin hood circle. I hope to get time to ride tomorrow
Forum: For Sale
09-01-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,504
Posted By Thruhiker

I would love them. How much is the shipping and...

I would love them. How much is the shipping and how do i pay. I'm new to this particular thread.
08-23-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,259
Posted By Thruhiker

Your welcome. That was the Potomac river in...

Your welcome. That was the Potomac river in williamsport MD. I took a 2 night trip on the c&o canal.
It seems I've brought the game to a halt this time. Should the mission be changed?
08-21-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,259
Posted By Thruhiker

If the above photo won I would like the next...

If the above photo won I would like the next mission to be
AN ADVERSITEMENT WITH A BICYCLE FOR A PRODUCT THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH CYCLING.
It can be a poster billboard but not on a tv/or...
08-21-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,259
Posted By Thruhiker

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Forum: Touring
08-18-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,491
Views: 2,199,224
Posted By Thruhiker

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Couple weeks ago on the c&o
Forum: Touring
08-17-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By Thruhiker

I would think there would be room. I have 50mm...

I would think there would be room. I have 50mm Panaracer gravelkings on my 2018 fuji. I have rim brakes but I doubt the frame is any different.
Forum: Touring
08-17-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By Thruhiker

Leather bar wrap?

First I would like to state I searched this forum even useing the advanced search. I would of thought this subject had been covered. I'm sorry if it has I couldnt find anything
I was wondering what...
08-15-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Thruhiker

I agree with Canker. Just put a tube in them....

I agree with Canker. Just put a tube in them. most my bike tires say tubeless or tubeless ready. My understanding is tubeless just means it is made to tighter tolerances to be air tight where it fits...
08-15-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,975
Posted By Thruhiker

The lugged frame Free Spirits. I have no idea...

The lugged frame Free Spirits. I have no idea what year those were made. Why does every one hate them? I have thousands of around town miles on mine. Never have replaced anything other then chain...
08-13-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Thruhiker

Thank you. I thought I must of lost it putting it...

Thank you. I thought I must of lost it putting it together.
08-12-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Thruhiker

Yes I agree thanks everyone for trying to help. I...

Yes I agree thanks everyone for trying to help. I should of just took the time to measure properly instead of being in a hurry.
08-12-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Thruhiker

Sram derailleur barrel adjuster

Hi all,
I recently installed a sram eagle nx 1x12 groupset. It did not come with the rear d barrel adjuster. There is one at the shifter though. I'm unfamiliar with newer sram components. I tried...
08-12-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Thruhiker

The reason I want to switch post is to put one of...

The reason I want to switch post is to put one of my older brooks saddles on it. As I said I ride it a lot. I switched out a new saddle for my touring bike and theres no sense in leaving the old b17...
08-12-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Thruhiker

I suppose it could be. One inch would be 25.4 mm...

I suppose it could be. One inch would be 25.4 mm . I got 26.29 when I measured but maybe I wasnt holding my calipers straight. It's the free spirit with a lugged frame.
08-12-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Thruhiker

Seat post for free spirit

Hi everybody,
I have a free spirit sunbird 80s or 90s that I want to get a new seat post for. Heres the problem I'm away from home for a few days and would like to purchase the seatpost online so...
08-11-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Thruhiker

I grew up on a farm. Seems like every time a...

I grew up on a farm. Seems like every time a cotter pin was used/broke it was replaced with a bent nail. Lol. I think that's where my dislike of them comes from. Every time I look and see that pin I...
08-10-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Thruhiker

I like that idea. Not a fan of the cotter pins...

I like that idea. Not a fan of the cotter pins either. If you beat me to this project let me know how it went.
08-10-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 826
Posted By Thruhiker

In my opinion, if the frame is in good shape and...

In my opinion, if the frame is in good shape and safe , it fits you and you like it then fix it up. (If) it was a low end bike to start with part of that was because of the components that were on...
08-10-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 826
Posted By Thruhiker

Not a dumb question at all. I used to think the...

Not a dumb question at all. I used to think the same thing. All mtb cassettes are roughly the same width, the chain just gets narrower. The sprockets are closer together.
EDIT
I forgot to add that...
08-09-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By Thruhiker

I have dual sided Funn mambas. I have big feet...

I have dual sided Funn mambas. I have big feet and often wear work boots. I love them there perfect for me.
08-09-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 826
Posted By Thruhiker

The sram 12 speed cassette I put on my bike...

The sram 12 speed cassette I put on my bike replaced a 9 speed. It's my understanding that shimano 7 -10 speed mtb cassettes all used the same splined freehub. The sram nx eagle is the only 12 speed...
08-08-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By Thruhiker

If you cant find a rivnut pack the hole full of...

If you cant find a rivnut pack the hole full of PC-7 aluminum epoxy putty drill it out and try tapping it again.
08-08-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 826
Posted By Thruhiker

You can get a complete groupset 1x12 sram eagle...

You can get a complete groupset 1x12 sram eagle nx for under 300 dollars. The 12 speed casset will fit a shimano splined hub. It comes with the shifter too. You would also need a bottom bracket for...
08-08-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By Thruhiker

Another vote for the cliffhanger rims. My...

Another vote for the cliffhanger rims. My bikepacking rig is set up with 26 inch velocity cliffhangers 32h. I built the wheels with dt swiss double butted spokes. I weigh 295 pounds. When loaded with...
08-08-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By Thruhiker

All of my bikes use 27.2 post size. 3 are made...

All of my bikes use 27.2 post size. 3 are made for that size and the couple mtb that are 30.4 I use a shim. Ever one is set back. I have never bent a seat post and am 250 pounds. I ride rough...
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